New normal low touch economy

Re-inventing your business for the ‘new normal’ in the Low Touch Economy

The era of the new normal in the Low Touch Economy – ‘People are creating new habits, new regulations are being introduced, or evolving. And that creates a very interesting environment where there are a lot of new needs and new problems…’   Opening Brownber Hall four years ago was a labour of love for […]

Arts - I Am New Generation Magazine

These Arts workers moved online during the pandemic and they are ‘thriving’

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many industries upside down in a matter of weeks – and the arts sector is no exception. As insiders warn that the arts and cultural sectors are at risk of collapse without support, many workers have begun moving their businesses online. In addition to using video platforms such as Zoom […]

Maya Lingam - EcoSpot - Sustainability

How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

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The World – If you care about me as a Black person…

If you care about me as a Black person, just like your ‘Black Lives Matter’ social media solidarity statements, then respect me as a human being just like yourself. You are supporting the ‘Black Lives Matter’ (#BLM) protest and you are using your platform to highlight the society’s continuous maltreatment of Black people and calling […]

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British Podcast Awards 2020 – nominees named in the running to be the ‘best’ podcasts and creators in the UK

With this year’s event taking place virtually and the competition in its fourth year – some of the podcast shows nominated for the British Podcast awards includes programmes created by the under 35s.  As the mainstream radio continues to be fragmented, over seven million people are increasingly turning to podcasts each week in the UK, […]

NHS Covid-19

The UK’s NHS Black Nurses at the frontline of Covid-19: ‘Someone above needs to open up this conversation’

“Someone above needs to open up this conversation. Whether that be the health Secretary, or a key figure from the NHS…our voices matter.” We’re living through very troubled and dangerous times right now, with more than four million around the world who have tested positive with Covid-19, and nearly 300,000 people who have died. Now […]

COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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Black VC investor ‘Impact X’ – why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

Too often we have heard stories of minority-led businesses, in particular those within Europe, having their ideas sometimes treated with contempt or misled into thinking they are not investment-worthy. Well, this black-owned venture capital firm Impact X Capital, launched in 2018, is tired of discussing these problems and are actively funding people of colour and […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: “I can’t work from home and most of my family can’t because we all work in the care sector.”

What the #COVID19 outbreak is teaching us is simply how the workers classed as ‘low skilled’ by the government are now the real ‘Most Valuable Players’ (MVPs) crucial to keeping the economy running – Coronavirus. As the Coronavirus pandemic escalates and millions of Britons are told to isolate themselves in their homes, Shannon Summerfield in […]

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The next generation inventors ‘creating’ to fix our health and the planet

With ideas hailing from sustainability, med-tech, sport-tech and mental health – these newest generation of inventors are creating to solve our health issues and the ecosystem. The founders are the recent cohorts joining the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), the UK’s first purpose-built hardware accelerator for product designers inventing ‘for societal good’. Selected from over 85 […]